November 11, 2011

Happy Birthday!

Hi everyone!!  Happy Friday!  11-11-11...pretty cool don't you think?

I have a card to share with you today using one of the new Moka sets from Taylored Expressions, Moka Morgana!  I didn't have a chance to use her during Taylored Expressions peeks, and she was just begging to be inked!!

I started with this week's Sketch Challenge on SCS, SC358 for the layout.  My oval panel is a bit bigger than the sketch calls for in order to accommodate my image.  I stamped her in Memento Tuxedo Black onto Choice Buttercream Cardstock and colored her with Copic Markers.  I added some Crystal Glitter to her dance skirt for a shimmery look.

I cut her out with Petite Oval Nestabilities, and while the cardstock was still in the die, I traced around the inside edge with a Copic Multliner to create the frame.  I had a little "oops", but I covered it up with two of Taylor's Tiny Twinkles.  Just proves the saying...there are no mistakes, just embellishment opportunities!

The patterned paper is all Vanity Fair from My Minds Eye, and I impressed the background panel with the Lots of Dots Taylored Impression Plate.  All of the panels were sewn on my Janome Sew Mini and the sentiment, "Happy Birthday" is from Moka Katie, also recently released from Taylored Expressions.  I added it to my card and then added two more of Taylor's Tiny Twinkles to anchor it to my card, of course, using Embellie Gellie to make adding them to the glue a breeze.  I finished off the card with a big bow of Carnation Pink Silk Ribbon (it's SO delish) and then popped up the panels with Foam Tape.

Here is the Taylored Impression Plate I've used on my card:

Thanks SO much for stopping by!!

Stamps:  Moka Morgana and Moka Katie from Taylored Expressions
Paper: True Black (PTI), Choice Buttercream (TE) and Vanity Fair (Taylored Expressions)
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories:  Petite Oval Nestabilities, Copic Multliner, Copic Markers, Crystal Glitter, Taylor's Tiny Twinkles, Embellie Gellie, Janome Sew Mini, Carnation Pink Silk Ribbon and Foam Tape



  1. Jodi this is so sweet - love the bit of glitter

  2. I know I always say this but I looooove your cards,this image looks adorable,I like the glittery cover skirt,wow! And your fine liner frame...... I'd sure need more than 2 Taylor twinkles to cover up my mistakes lol! Xxx

  3. totally adorable! love her sparkly skirt!

  4. Sweetness! Love that cute image and your added bow! Fabulous! That glitter on her skirt is perfect too!

  5. OMG this is just lovely! Great job using Morgana...she's perfect!

  6. She is just gorgeous, Jodi!! I love all of your fab layers, great texture, and beautiful coloring!! The sparkle you've added is perfect as well!!

  7. She's gorgeous! (Morgana thinks so too) ; )

  8. So cute, love the glitter on the skirt.

  9. Jodi, this is gorgeous. I love the sparkle for the sheer skirt, love the drawn border on the oval. You simply rock!
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  11. Oh how pretty! I love the sparkles on her skirt! Adorable!

  12. Wow, Jodi she is beautiful!! Love how you coloured her and her sheer skirt is just awesome. Great card!! Love this!!

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